Montana State University

Andrea R. Litt

Department of Ecology
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173460
Bozeman, MT 59717-3460

Tel: (406) 994-2332
Fax: (406) 994-3190
E-mail: andrea.litt@montana.edu
Location: 303 Lewis Hall

Publications

In revision or In review

Andrews, T. M., B. B. Shepard, A. R. Litt, C. G. Kruse, L. M. Nelson, P. Clancy, A. V. Zale, M. L. Taper, and S. T. Kalinowski. In review. Performance of cutthroat trout from five populations translocated as embryos into a fishless common habitat in Montana.

Ayala-A, F., J. A. Ortega-S, T. E. Fulbright, G. A. Rasmussen, D. L. Drawe, D. R. Synatzke, and A. R. Litt. Effect of previous aeration and prescribed fire on vegetation response to a wildfire.

Litt, A. R., and R. J. Steidl. In review. A plant invasion reveals state-specific life histories of a small mammal.

Resendez-Moore, S. F., T. E. Fulbright, L. A. Brennan, F. Hernandez, and A. R. Litt. In review. Effects of guineagrass invasion on habitat use by Northern Bobwhites in South Texas.

Witecha, M. J., A. R. Litt, T. E. Fulbright, S. M. Cooper, and D. P. Walker. In review. Interactive effects of wildfire and precipitation on small mammal in semi-arid shrublands.

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Published or In press (listed chronologically, * = student author)

Litt, A. R., Cord, E. E.*, T. E. Fulbright, and G. L. Schuster. 2014. Effects of invasive plants on arthropods:  A review. Conservation Biology 28:1532–1549. pdf

Andrews, T. M.*, B. B. Shepard, A. R. Litt, C. G. Kruse, A. V. Zale, and S. T. Kalinowski. 2013. Juvenile movement among different populations of cutthroat trout introduced as embryos to vacant habitat. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:795-805. pdf

Donohue, R. N.*, D. G. Hewitt, T. E. Fulbright, C. A. DeYoung, A. R. Litt, and D. A. Draeger. 2013. Aggressive behavior in white-tailed deer at concentrated food sites as affected by population density. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1401-1408. pdf

Fulbright, T. E., A. Lozano-Cavazos*, D. C. Ruthven, and A. R. Litt. 2013. Plant and small vertebrate composition and diversity 36-39 years after root plowing. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66:19-25. pdf

Kalinowski, S. T., M. J. Leonard, T. M. Andrews*, and A. R. Litt. 2013. Six classroom exercises for teaching natural selection to undergraduate biology students. CBE Life Sciences Education 12:483-493. pdf

Litt, A. R., and D. E. Pearson. 2013. Invasive plants and wildlife in the Intermountain West. Invited contribution, special issue of The Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:517-526. pdf

Steen, D. A., L. L. Smith, L. M. Conner, A. R. Litt, L. Provencher, J. K. Hiers, S. Pokswinski, and C. Guyer. 2013. Reptile assemblage response to restoration of fire-suppressed longleaf pine sandhills. Ecological Applications 23:148-158. pdf

Steen, D. A., L. L. Smith, G. Morris, L. M. Conner, A. R. Litt, S. Pokswinski, and C. Guyer. 2013. Response of Aspidoscelis sexlineatus (six-lined racerunner) to habitat restoration in fire-suppressed Pinus palustris (longleaf pine) sandhills. Restoration Ecology 21:457-463. pdf

Steidl, R. J., C. J. Conway, and A. R. Litt. 2013. Power to detect trends in abundance of secretive marsh birds:  Effects of species traits and sampling effort. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:445-453. pdf

Steidl, R. J., A. R. Litt, and W. J. Matter. 2013. Effects of plant invasions on wildlife in desert grasslands. Invited contribution, special issue of The Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:527-536.pdf

Ayala-A, F., J. A. Ortega-S, T. E. Fulbright, G. A. Rasmussen, D. L. Drawe, D. R. Synatzke, and A. R. Litt. 2012. Long-term effects of aeration and fire on invasion of exotic grasses in mixed-brush plant communities. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:153-159. pdf

Kahl, S. S.*, S. E. Henke, M. A. Hall, A. R. Litt, G. Perry, and D. Britton. 2012. Examining a potential brown treesnake transport pathway: Shipments from Guam. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6:204-211 (special issue on brown treesnakes). pdf

Litt, A. R., and R. J. Steidl. 2011. Interactive effects of fire and nonnative plants on small mammals in grasslands. Wildlife Monographs 176:1-31. pdf

Litt, A. R., and R. J. Steidl. 2010. Insect assemblages change along a gradient of invasion by a nonnative grass. Biological Invasions 12:3449-3463. pdf

Litt, A. R., and R. J. Steidl. 2010. Improving estimates of abundance by aggregating sparse capture-recapture data. The Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 15:228-247. pdf

Steidl, R. J., and A. R. Litt. 2009. Do plant invasions change the effects of fire on animals? Fire Ecology 5:56-66. pdf

Provencher, L., A. R. Litt, and D. R. Gordon. 2003. Predictors of species richness in northwestern Florida longleaf pine sandhills. Conservation Biology 17:1660‑1671. pdf

Litt, A. R., B. J. Herring, and L. Provencher. 2001. Herbicide effects on ground-layer vegetation in southern pinelands, USA:  A review. Natural Areas Journal 21:177-188. pdf

Litt, A. R., L. Provencher, G. W. Tanner, and R. Franz. 2001. Herpetofaunal responses to restoration treatments of longleaf pine sandhills in Florida. Restoration Ecology 9:462‑474. pdf

Provencher, L., B. J. Herring, D. R. Gordon, L., H. L. Rodgers, G. W. Tanner, J. L. Hardesty, L. A. Brennan, and A. R. Litt. 2001. Longleaf pine and oak responses to hardwood reduction techniques in fire‑suppressed sandhills in northwest Florida. Forest Ecology and Management 148:63‑77. pdf

Provencher, L., A. R. Litt, D. R. Gordon, H. L. Rodgers, B. J. Herring, K. E. M. Galley, J. P. McAdoo, S. J. McAdoo, N. M. Gobris, and J. L. Hardesty. 2001. Restoration fire and hurricanes in longleaf pine sandhills. Ecological Restoration 19:92‑98. pdf

Litt, A. R., L. Provencher, D. R. Gordon, B. J. Herring, J. P. McAdoo, S. J. McAdoo, J. L. Hardesty, G. W. Tanner, and L. A. Brennan. 2000. How are longleaf pines affected by different methods of hardwood reduction? Journal of Forestry Focus Section 98:3.

Litt, A. R. 1998. Response of the herpetofaunal community to three sandhill restoration treatments. Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 18:4.